High index contrast waveguides make it possible to fabricate compact waveguide devices. However, they suffer from several problems including relatively high loss and crosstalk. Silica-based deep-ridge-waveguide technology is a promising way of overcoming these problems.
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M. Kohtoku, " Low-Loss Compact Silica-Based AWG Using Deep Ridge Waveguide," in Integrated Photonics Research and Applications/Nanophotonics for Information Systems, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper ITuF1.
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